Spotted touring Apple's new Paris Opera store on July 3
As Vice President Joe Biden was making his secret, unannounced Independence Day visit to Baghdad, Steve Jobs was apparently doing the same in Paris.
Someone who looks a lot like Apple's (AAPL) CEO was spotted on July 3 checking out the company's elegant new retail store on Rue Helevy, across the street from the Paris Opera.
The brief, 7-second video posted below (iPhone friendly version here) was shot by YouTube contributor iposet.
French fanboys camp out in the rain to see what Apple has wrought near the Paris Opera
Apple's (AAPL) pitch to journalists at Thursday's press preview was that its 294th retail outlet was an Apple Store like no other. Nevertheless, its opening Saturday morning was marked by the usual fanboy frenzy -- abeit with a French accent.
Set in a restored bank across Rue Halevy from the gilded Palais Garnier -- longtime MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 3, 2010 7:09 AM ET
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VP8 technology stems from Google's purchase of On2 Technologies last year. MORESeth Weintraub - May 19, 2010 3:03 PM ET
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